Every since California legalized medical cannabis, 22 other states have followed its path. The growth of cannabis is increasing and within a few years it will become a big part of the future. With 23 states having medical cannabis legal as a whole, other states are legalizing certain products from marijuana such as CBD. Below is a list of the 23 states that have legalized medical cannabis as a whole product.
1. California- 1996
2. Alaska- 1998
3. Washington- 1998
4. Oregon- 1998
5. Maine- 1999
6. Nevada- 2000
7. Hawaii- 2000
8. Colorado- 2000
9. Montana- 2004
Insys Therapeutics Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Its Pharmaceutical Cannabidiol for the Treatment of Infantile Spasms
PHOENIX, AZ, Aug 04, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Insys Therapeutics, Inc. INSY, -0.48% (“Insys” or “the Company”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to its pharmaceutical cannabidiol (CBD) candidate for the treatment of infantile spasms (IS).
“We are pleased to have received orphan drug designation for CBD to treat infantile spasms, a catastrophic form of childhood epilepsy,” said Michael L. Babich, President and Chief Executive Officer. “If successful, our CBD product could offer certain children the potential to attain seizure control and to potentially achieve an improved level of development....
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that is found in the hemp plant that has been used for many years to treat all sorts of medical ailments. Many consumers now turn to CBD oil to help with symptoms like insomnia and nausea rather than over the counter drugs that tend to be habit-forming, but did you know that CBD is also great for skin and body care?
Our biggest organ is our skin, and our skin needs to be taken care of. Many of the products you use every day may have sulfates and other harsh chemicals that actually end...
Cannabidiol (CBD) was once touted to be the miracle cure for managing pain relief, but with time, people have forgotten about its incredible medicinal benefits. However, in recent times the rise of Cannibidiol has really got people talking about the incredible benefits that it has to offer. Many patients are now turning to Cannabidiol, simply because it offers them the chance to relieve their untreatable pain. One of the many reasons why so many people are in favor of CBD is down to the fact that they are safer than any other opioid drugs, which can generally lead to side effects...
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently eased some of the regulatory requirements imposed by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) for those who are conducting Food and Drug Administration-approved clinical trials on cannabidiol (CBD), an extract of the marijuana plant. These modifications will streamline the research process regarding CBD’s possible medicinal value and help foster ongoing scientific studies. The DEA notified affected researchers by letter of the changes, which take effect immediately.
Federal Regulation 21 CFR 1301.18 requires researchers conducting CBD-based clinical trials under an FDA Investigatory New Drug Application to have a DEA research registration. This registration permits...